Dead Sea Turtle Washes Ashore on Mashomack, Long Island


Shelter Island Reporter reports that a dead leatherback sea turtle washed up on a beach at Miss Annie’s Creek in the Mashomack Preserve on eastern Long Island over the weekend.

The turtle was first spotted by paddleboarder Richard Ruscica and hikers along the Green Trail on Saturday, November 16. Officials are trying determine the cause of death.

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